broyer

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See also: broþer

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French broier, from Old French breier, breer, brier (to break), from Frankish *brekan (to break), from Proto-Germanic *brekaną (to break), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰreg- (to break). Cognate with Old Dutch brecan (to break), Old High German brehhan (to break), Old English brecan (to break), Spanish bregar (to toil, to deal with). More at break.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

broyer

  1. to crush, grind

Conjugation[edit]

This verb is part of a large group of -er verbs that conjugate like noyer or ennuyer. These verbs always replace the ‘y’ with an ‘i’ before a silent ‘e’.

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